Age of exploration Sahmad Bhillman MMS11 period 2

  • May 16, 1450

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    Prince Henry the Navigator
    he is from portugal. he set up the frist european school for nagivators in sagres, Porgugal.died in 1460. Prince Henry opened the first school of navigation in Europe. He taught portuguese, jewish, arab, spanish, and italian. He built trade routes to get better trade and more power. Even though he was a navigator he never sailed on a single ocean.
  • May 18, 1473

    Bartolomeu Dias

    Bartolomeu Dias
    crossed the equator. found out ocean did not boil and no monster lived their. named southern tip of africa cape of storms. later renamed cape of good hope.
  • May 19, 1492

    Christopher Colunbus

    Christopher Colunbus
    Christopher Columbus was born in 1451. On October 12, 1492 he was told by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain to sail around the world. He was very surprised to find America, which he thought was China. Back then, it was called The New World. Christopher died on May 20, 1506.
  • May 19, 1493

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    Spanish was worried that Portigul might try to take Spain from them. They then asked pope Alexander v1 for his help. The pope then drew a amaginary line from the north pole to the south pole called the papel line of demarcation. It was 300 miles long. Spain the non chrisan lands west and Portugal wanted a different way to divide the lands. So they made the treaty of Tordesilla witch was better so portugal could have Brazil.
  • May 19, 1497

    Amerigo Vespucci

    explored Atlantic coast of south America, 1497-1504; one of the first to believe he had reached a new world. He was a spanish explorer.He is the one America was named after. He was interested in astronomy. He supplied Columbus with food and other needs for his third and his forth voyages. He went on a voyage and was the first European to see Brazil. He was really experienced with sailing.
  • May 20, 1497

    Vasc Da Gama

    Vasc Da Gama
    had to go to malinda for king to spred christian faith. people tried to kill him and left on way home many people died cause of disease and storms. found coconut and made rope out of coconut fibers.
  • May 19, 1500

    Pedro Cabral

    Pedro was born in Portgal in 1467. On October 10, 1500 he was made the leader of a voyage to the Indies, through the Cape of Good Hope. Pedro sailed with a whole group of men and tryed to go the same routes that famous explorers took, like Christopher Columbus and Bartolomeu Dias. It took months, but he finally made it. He sadly died in 1520.
  • May 20, 1513

    Vasco Nunez de Balboa

    first european to sight eastern shore of pacific ocean. from spain.
  • May 20, 1513

    Ponce de Leon

    SpainHe invaded Peru. Within 5 years, he conquered the Inca Empire. Pizzarro took great treasures of gold and silver from the Native Americans. They headed for the Coast and built the Lima the "City of King".
  • May 19, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Magellan offered the king an eastern route to the Indies, he wanted to make Spain as rich as Portugal. He sailed across the world, a great accomplishment at the time. This also proved Columbus did not find Asia but he found America.
  • May 19, 1523

    Giovanni Verrazano

    He was a Italian navigator that the French hired. He was sent to find a north west passage. It was a long voyage for him he had to travel alonge the atlantic coast from north carolina to new york. He then made the rout and finished his job.
  • May 20, 1528

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

    from spain explored florida and gulf region from texas to mexico.
  • May 20, 1532

    francisco pizzaro

    SpainHe invaded Peru. Within 5 years, he conquered the Inca Empire. Pizzarro took great treasures of gold and silver from the Native Americans. They headed for the Coast and built the Lima the "City of King".
  • May 20, 1542

    Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

    explored pacific coast to drakes bay near san francisco
  • May 19, 1570

    Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson also was looking for the north passage to the far east. He was sent by the dutch to explore. He found the Hudson bay and established a claim for the dutch in what is today Albany, new york. He was born in 1570 and died in 1611 when he got lost in a storm.
  • May 20, 1577

    Sir Francis Drake

    first englishman to sail around the world. Francis arranged itailian artizens to work for him. All the french kings became fasinated by italian architecture. Francis hired those artizens to build him castles. He spent alot of his time listining to books, written by Rabelias. He was always with his family witch made him a good king.
  • John Davis

    explored west coast of greenland in search of northwest passage to asia opened trad with russia